Best Easter Side Dishes

Easter is one of my favorite Holidays! It could be because Spring is one of the most beautiful seasons. The tulips, popcorn popping on all the beautiful fruit trees, and then there’s the food.

After a long winter there’s nothing better than fresh skinny asparagus, red ripe strawberries, sweet baby carrots, and the crown jewel…raspberries. So I decided to gather all our favorites into one easy to find collection of Easter Side Dishes. (More for me than anyone else…cause I never know where I put anything…including my glasses…which are usually on my head!)

These are truly recipes that have graced our Easter table for generations. Some are newer, some are handed down from Pioneer’s. I can promise you one thing…every single one of them have been taste tested by my very own quality control staff! (They’re a happy bunch! lol) From everyone’s “must have”…the big fluffy Lion House dinner Rolls to the Coconut Raspberry Cheesecake, one of my personal all time faves. Every member of the family has their favorite. 

Y’all have favorites too! My World’s Best Carrot Cake has been the number one recipe on the blog for 3 years with rave reviews from every single person who has ever made it. It’s one we all love too. 

Speaking of that World’s Best Carrot Cake…let’s kick off this round-up of our Nest’s favorite Easter Side Dishes with that scrumptious dessert…cause ya know what I always say…Dessert First!

Best Easter Side Dishes

A collection of the Best Easter Side Dishes.

1

World’s Best Carrot Cake

This recipe makes a fabulous and moist carrot cake. Five stars all the way! I always get rave reviews whenever I serve this cake! It makes amazing cupcakes too!

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2

Raspberry Pecan Feta Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Spring Mix topped with crumbled feta cheese, candied pecans, fresh sliced avocados, red raspberries and a homemade raspberry vinaigrette.

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3

Coconut Raspberry Cheesecake

A light coconut cream cheese cake with ribbons of fresh raspberry filling topped with more fresh raspberry filling in a buttery melt-in-your mouth coconut cookie crust. It's out of this world and worth the extra effort to make.

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4

Asparagus With Toasted Walnuts & Feta Cheese

Tender young asparagus shoots and sauteed in olive oil, garlic and butter with seasonings and topped with toasted walnuts and feta cheese for an outstanding flavor filled side dish.

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5

Strawberry Pineapple Fluff Jello Salad

Fresh Strawberries mix with jello, cool whip, and coconut short bread cookies to create a truly luscious side salad.

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6

Lion House Dinner Rolls

A recipe from the "Lion House" in Salt Lake City, Utah, these big fluffy tender rolls melt in your mouth. Load them up with lots of butter and your favorite jam.

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7

Traditional Strawberry Shortcake!

Strawberry Shortcake is as spring as spring can get. A traditional moist light crumb cake is layered with fresh sliced strawberries in a light syrup and topped with a big spoonful of whipped cream.

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8

Amaretto Glazed Carrots

Tender baby carrots are steamed and sauteed in a buttery amaretto sauce and topped with toasted slivered almonds.

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9

No-Bake Strawberry Cream Pie

This quick easy "No-bake" pie combines strawberry jello, cream cheese, cool whip, and fresh strawberries for a light and luscious cheesecake type pie all nestled inside a prepared graham cracker crust.

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10

Best Cheesy "Funeral" Potatoes

You don't have to pass to the great beyond to love a casserole dish loaded creamy cheesy potatoes and topped with more cheese. This is truly a family must at every Easter dinner.

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Save room after all the chocolate bunnies and Cadbury mini eggs (ya know you’ve been hoarding them since Valentine’s Day…own it!) for a few of these side dishes. I promise…you’ll love ’em as much as we do. 

Just like any good Broadway production…it’s usually the supporting cast members who steal the show…not the main character. So let the ham grace the dinner table…but let these amazing Easter Side Dishes be the shinning stars at your Easter table this year! 

Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope you and all the “peeps” (Insert mild Easter humor) at your Nest have a wonderful Easter! 

Happy Nesting My Friends and a Very Happy Easter!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Great Easter Side Dishes

Easter side dishes and desserts from other bloggers

Mini Almond Bundt Cakes with Fresh Blueberry Whipped Cream

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Mini Almond Bundt cakes with Fresh Blueberry Whipped Cream – Light and perfectly moist almond cakes combined with fluffy homemade blueberry whipped cream topped with fresh blueberries make up these delicious dainty desserts. These individual sized cakes are perfect to share with those very special people in your life.

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Tangy Green Bean Bundles

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Green bean bundles wrapped in bacon and finished with a tangy sauce are an easy and elegant side dish recipe. A vegetable dish easy enough for weeknight meals and fancy enough for company and holiday gatherings.

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